Why Bariatric Surgery?
Obesity has become the #1 public health problem in our country today -- more than half of Americans are overweight and roughly 12 million Americans have severe obesity (defined as a body mass or 35 or more). Obesity is a major cause of premature death and many other medical conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, hypertension, sleep apnea and degenerative joint disease.
Drs. Atwa an Paracha understand that losing weight is often not as simple as it seems. They have created a bariatric weight loss program addressing obesity utilizing modern treatment strategies, current research, and continued education. As bariatric surgeons they perform the safest, most effective surgical weight loss procedures to improve the lives of their patients.
Learn What Long Island Laparoscopic Doctorssm Can Do for You: An Introduction to Bariatric Surgery
Laparoscopic Gastric Plication
A New Standard in Minimally Invasive
Weight Loss Surgery Options!
A new innovation in bariatric surgery is Sleeve Plication, also referred to as Gastric Imbricaition, Laparoscopic Greater Curvature Plication, or Gastric Sleeve Plication. Gastric Sleeve Plication is a less invasive alternative to traditional weight loss surgeries. Gastric Sleeve Plication achieves weight loss with no device implants, no adjustments needed, and results in fewer complications and risks.
With GSP Surgery, because we don’t cut or remove any part of the stomach its reversible and if there are complications at any time we can perform a different kind of weight-loss surgery. Attend one of our weight loss seminar to get all your questions answered.
- No rerouting of intestinal track.
- Not a malabsorptive procedure.
- No cutting of the stomach.
- No adjustments needed.
- Significant long and short term weight loss comparable to gastric bypass surgery.
- Possible reversible however no long term data to prove